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A Perfect Evening With Peter White and Richard Elliot at Thornton Winery

This is one of those stories better told with pictures than words, because the story is about wonderful instrumental music. Specifically, it’s about wonderful instrumental music at the Thornton Winery in Temecula, Calif. Yesterday afternoon/evening, Michelle and I attended the

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Pizza Time… and Time to Give Lambrusco Another Chance

For a country that makes so much wine, why do some of Italy’s vinous products get such a bad rap? Perhaps the answer can be found in the question. Maybe the sheer number of wine types produced virtually guarantees that

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Test Your Wine Knowledge… and Make Me Feel Smarter!

It has become a regular weekday evening ritual for my new bride and her daughter (a freshman in college) to watch Jeopardy! together, often while we’re eating dinner. It is a humbling experience for all of us, simply confirming how

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3 Types of Wine to Serve With Braised Brisket

Hanukkah 2015 began at sunset on Sunday, and ends this coming Monday. Hanukkah is the Festival of Lights, and commemorates the victory of the ancient Israelites over the Syrian Greek army, and the subsequent miracle of restoring the menorah in

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